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Evans, David, Cribyn, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSDAVEV

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: David Evans (Cribyn) Manuscripts

Short Title: Evans, David, Cribyn, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [c. 1855]-1918

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 3 volumes

Name of creator(s): John Islan Jones; and others.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: David Evans (1860-1950), Unitarian minister and schoolmaster, was born in Lampeter. He ministered at Llanybydder from 1886 to 1892, at Lampeter from 1892-1895, and finally, from 1895, at Cribyn.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A collection comprising Cribyn Unitarian Church register with records dating from 1826 to 1899, and including church accounts, 1851-1852, and a brief history of the church and a list of ministers, 1790-1877; together with papers of the Reverend John Islan Jones, Cribyn, Unitarian minister, which include letters, 1915-1918, whilst Jones was on active service, and a journal containing an account of tours taken by Jones, 1915-1916.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English.

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 23182-23184.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions on access.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply

Finding aids: Description based on Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IX (Aberystwyth, 2003).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: No accruals expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated in 1993 by Mrs Gwenlyn Thornton, Rhydyfelin, Aberystwyth, great-great niece of the Reverend David Evans.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also NLW, David Evans (Cribyn) Papers (in the typescript volume Minor Lists and Summaries 1994, pp. 16-20).

Publication note: For NLW MS 23182D, see Jones, J. Eric (ed.): Capel Undodaidd Cribyn 1790-1990 (Cribyn, 1991).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IX (Aberystwyth, 2003); Ceredigion County Council WWW site.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2009.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Evans, David, | 1860-1950 | Archives

Personal names
Evans , David , 1860-1950
Jones , John Islan , 1874-1968.

Corporate names

Places
Cribyn (Ceredigion, Wales)

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